Former Chelsea youth right back eyeing a return to English football

Former Chelsea youth right back eyeing a return to English football

It has been reported that the 30-year-old right-back Todd Kane has expressed an interest in returning to England in January and that a number of clubs are interested in signing him.

According to HITC, Todd Kane has been on a short-term deal with Gibraltar side Manchester 86 to build up his match fitness. However, he now wants to return to England in the January transfer window.

Middlesbrough, Millwall, Peterborough United and Lincoln City are all interested in signing the 30-year-old full-back in January, according to sources, who confirm that there is also interest from several Scottish clubs.

Kane joined Chelsea as an 8-year-old and progressed through their youth system. In July 2011, Kane signed his first professional contract with the Blues, and during his time there, he won the FA Youth Cup. Although Kane signed multiple contract extensions, he left Stamford Bridge in the 2018-2019 season.

Despite his talent and contributions to Chelsea's youth success, Kane never made an appearance for the Blues' first team. He spent several loan seasons away from the club, including spells at Preston North End, Blackburn Rovers, Bristol City, and Nottingham Forest.

His time at Stamford Bridge was marked by winning the FA Youth Cup in 2012, beating Blackburn Rovers in the final, and going on to join in the first-team squad that flew to Germany to witness the club's first-ever UEFA Champions League Final against Bayern Munich, which the club won.

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